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UN Rules That Canada’s Indian Act Discriminates Against First Nations Women

(Vancouver, January 17, 2019) In a decision released January 14, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled that Canada continues to discriminate against First Nations women and their descendants by denying them the same entitlement to full s. 6(1)(a) status under the Indian Act as First Nations men and their descendants. This long-standing discrimination affects First Nations women’s […]

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NWT Parks Break More Records In 2018

January 17, 2019 In spite of grey skies and rainy days, NWT Parks continued to shine through the 2018 season. Led by a 122% increase in overnight stays in the Beaufort Delta, NWT Parks welcomed 36,526 visitors last year to campgrounds across the territory — an all-time record for territorial parks. This is the fifth-straight […]

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Media Advisory – The Library and Archives Canada travelling exhibition offers a unique opportunity to discover the Métis Nation

RED DEER, AB, Jan. 17, 2017  – The Alberta Métis Federation and the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada (LAC), are pleased to announce the opening event of a travelling exhibition that displays some of the rich history of the Métis Nation. Come celebrate Métis culture with live entertainment. Date: January 20, 2019 from 2 […]

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Proposed framework for Government of Yukon carbon price rebate announced

January 17, 2019 The Government of Yukon has released its proposed framework for the territory’s carbon price rebate, which will form the basis of new territorial legislation to return carbon pricing revenues to Yukoners. The framework outlines the amount, frequency and requirements for each group set to receive a territorial rebate. The Government of Yukon […]

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Unifor Indigenous activists to join march in Washington

January 17, 2019 WASHINGTON D.C.—Unifor is showing international solidarity with U.S. Indigenous peoples by sending a delegation of Canadian activists to the January 18 march in Washington D.C. “Unifor activists are passionate about human rights,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “We’re proud to stand with Indigenous peoples everywhere in their struggle for justice and […]

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VIU: Recognizing the Power of Place Names in the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region

January 17, 2019 Long before British Captain George Henry Richards named Mount Arrowsmith in the late 1800s, the largest mountain on southern Vancouver Island had many distinctive titles given to it, depending which side the 1,819 metre peak was viewed from. In 2000, the Arrowsmith moniker was used in the designation of the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere […]

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VS. Arts Grant – $5,000 for a musician in Canada who is Indigenous, Black or a person of colour, between the ages of 18–28, to create their debut EP recording

The inaugural VS. Arts grant includes $5,000 for a musician in Canada who is Indigenous, Black or a person of colour (IBPOC), between the ages of 18-28, to create their debut EP recording. Groups who meet these criteria are also welcome to apply. Deadline: May 15, 2019. The grant also includes periodic conversations with musician Vivek Shraya to discuss album vision, […]

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Power of Many: Women march to say “We are not going back,” we demand equality and justice

January 17, 2019 (TORONTO, ON) Women across Ontario are joining the global march for equality on Saturday January 19, demanding change from the Ontario government. Women march to bring awareness to the changes needed to build a safer, more inclusive Ontario. Women are sending a clear message to policymakers that “We will not go back.” There […]

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RCMP Major Crime Unit North/Blaine Lake RCMP: Suspicious death investigation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation

January 17, 2019 Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan On January 13, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., Blaine Lake RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive adult female outside of her residence on the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation. EMS personnel were already present when officers arrived. The woman, 56 year-old Joanne Wolfe-Lafond, was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy was […]

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Rouge National Urban Park Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

First ever management plan for the Rouge prioritizes conservation and connects Canadians to nature, heritage and agriculture in the GTA January 17, 2019        Toronto, Ontario        Parks Canada Agency Rouge National Urban Park protects nature, culture, and agriculture in an integrated way, and stretches from Lake Ontario to the Oak Ridges Moraine across the cities […]

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Images on Stone: the Secrets of Rock Art in Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 17, 2019 – Astonishing, mysterious images drawn or painted on rock walls or carved in stone across the Canadian landscape: rock art reflects the cultures of Indigenous Peoples who have been living on the territory for thousands of years. To provide the public with an opportunity to discover the wealth of this Indigenous cultural […]

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St. Thomas U: Upper-Year Scholarships and Bursaries – Deadline: February 8, 2019

January 17, 2019 Applications are now being accepted for a number of upper year scholarships and bursaries. How to Apply In a letter describe why you feel you are qualified to receive the award(s) for which you are applying based on the criteria listed for each individual award. Letters are to be submitted to the […]

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Hé ho! Festival du Voyageur Celebrates 50 Years, Announces 2019 Lineup

January 16, 2019 With a loud “hé ho”, Festival du Voyageur has unveiled the programming for its 2019 festival. Manitoba’s premier winter festival has built a reputation for booking diverse acts covering just about every genre imaginable, from traditional tunes to country to indie rock to roots. Beyond the ice sculptures, beard growing, and the warmth of caribou, the February institution […]

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MicroWorlds JR. available in Ojibwe, bringing together coding & language skill development

TakingITGlobal and LCSI’s Code to Learn Initiative funded by CanCode has reached over 50,000 Canadian students to date FORT FRANCES, ON, Jan. 17, 2019  – Canadian students can now develop their computational thinking skills while reinforcing their knowledge of the Ojibwe language, thanks to a new Ojibwe language version of the award-winning MicroWorlds JR software released […]

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BC Government: Provincial grants boost rural communities

Jan. 17, 2019 VICTORIA – As part of its rural development mandate, the Province is providing $673,124 in project development grants to support rural communities throughout B.C. In the fifth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program, 68 local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations will receive funding to reinvigorate and diversify their local economies. […]

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U of Winnipeg: 2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence Garry Thomas Morse

January 17, 2019 UWinnipeg is pleased to announce that poet, novelist, and editor Garry Thomas Morse is the 2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. Originally from Canada’s west coast,  Morse now calls Winnipeg home. His work has twice been short-listed for the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry, and twice short-listed for the national Re-Lit Award for fiction. Morse’s poetry book Discovery Passages explores myth, […]

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Help reduce tobacco-use in Nunavut

January 17, 2019 In January, join the Department of Health and support Tobacco Reduction Month! Smoking is harmful. It makes asthma worse, increases risks of pneumonia, decreases lung function and can lead to significant health concerns, such as cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It affects breathing and makes physical activity like singing or […]

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Open Letter: Canada Must Stop Misleading on Joint Claims Reform and Adequately Fund Specific Claims Research

National Claims Research Directors c/o 401-312 Main Street Vancouver BC V6A 2T2 Open Letter to Minister Carolyn Bennett: Canada Must Stop Misleading on Joint Claims Reform and Adequately Fund Specific Claims Research January 16, 2019 Dear Minister Bennett, The National Claims Research Directors (NCRD) is a national body of specialized technicians who manage thirty-five Claims […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada investing in (innovation and) economic development in Inuvik

Please be advised that Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), supporting innovation and economic development in Inuvik. MP McLeod will be available to […]

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VIU Research Will Inspire Youth to Preserve Culture and Protect Salmon

January 16, 2019 Having the opportunity to go back to her community as a scholar to support the development of programs to preserve her language and culture is exciting to Vancouver Island University (VIU) Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies Professor Dr. Georgina Martin. Martin has been awarded a $50,000 dollar Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Indigenous Research […]

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‘It was uncalled for’: Family of man shot by Winnipeg police speak out- APTN News

January 16, 2019 Chad Williams was shot by Winnipeg police on January 11 and died early the next morning. The family of the 26 year old say they’re hesitant to trust the police after this. Police say they encountered a man acting suspicious shortly before 8 pm. APTN spoke to the family of the man […]

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Media advisory: MP Matt DeCourcey to celebrate grand re-opening of renovated health centre in Saint Mary’s First Nation

Saint Mary’s First Nation, New Brunswick — Please be advised that the Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, will celebrate the grand re-opening of the newly renovated Saint Mary’s health centre on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  Friday January 18,  2019 Time: 3:30 p.m.  (AST) Where: Saint Mary’s Health […]

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Missing persons: Rosanne Supernault and Nikaeo Supernault

Kamloops City 2019-01-16 14:25 PST File # 2019-1317 The Kamloops RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 6 year old missing Nikaeo Supernault of Kamloops and 28 year old Roseanne Supernault. On Sunday January 13, 2019, the Kamloops RCMP received a report to check the well being of a 6 year boy, Nikaeo Supernault […]

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Harte Gold Strengthens Management Team for Operations

Toronto – January 17, 2019 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) announces that with the transition to Commercial Operations, the Company has appointed Gordon K. Reed, P.Eng., as General Manager of the Sugar Zone Mine. Mr. Reed will lead the transition with an operational […]

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Trevali Announces Preliminary Q4-2018 Production Results and Provides 2019 Production and Cost Guidance

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 — Trevali Mining Corporate (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX:TV; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) reports preliminary fourth quarter (“Q4”) and 2018 full year production and sales results, and provides its production, cash costs, and capital and exploration expenditure guidance for 2019. Dr. Mark Cruise, Trevali’s President and CEO […]

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Severe Weather Causes $1.9 Billion in Insured Damage in 2018

January 16, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of climate change to insurers and taxpayers. In 2018, insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. Ice storms, floods, windstorms and tornadoes, did damage to homes, vehicles and commercial […]

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Taseko to Release Year-End 2018 Financial and Production Results

January 16, 2019, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE American: TGB) (the “Company”) will release its year-end 2018 financial and production results after market close on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The Company will host a telephone conference call and live webcast on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. […]

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SKP Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire the High-Grade Gold Willoughby Property in the Golden Triangle from Sojourn Exploration

January 16, 2019 StrikePoint Gold Inc. (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) is pleased announce the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire the Willoughby Property from Sojourn Exploration. The property is situated about 30 kilometers east of Stewart, British Columbia, and 20 kilometers northeast of StrikePoint’s Porter Property. Key factors include: 4,625 meters of diamond drilling completed on the property […]

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Trevali Announces Leadership Transition

JANUARY 17, 2019 Dr. Mark Cruise to step down as President and Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Mike Hoffman to step down as Chair of the Board of Directors VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 — Trevali Mining Corporate (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX:TV; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) wishes to announce that as part of […]

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Red Pine Drills 11.95 g/t Gold Over 4.44 Metres (True Width) at its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – January 17, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces new results from: confirmation drilling in the higher grade zones of the Surluga Deposit1 and from drilling on the Minto Mine South Project2. The Minto Mine South Deposit and the Surluga Deposit are just two of the known […]

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Gold Horse Casino celebrates grand opening this week in Lloydminster, SK

January 16, 2018 – Lloydminster, SK – Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is pleased to announce that the official grand opening celebration for Gold Horse Casino (GHC) is this weekend in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan! GHC is a 48,000 square foot entertainment venue with 250 slot machines, 5 live table games and 18 electronic table games. The […]

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TMAC Completes Permitting – Approval of Water Licences for the Madrid and Boston Projects

TORONTO, January 15, 2019 — TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX: TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) has received approval of two Type A Water Licences for the Madrid and Boston Projects. On January 14, 2019 the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade approved the two licences as recommended by the Nunavut Water Board (“ NWB ”) on December […]

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Bear Clan Patrol welcomes new support from Bell Let’s Talk and City of Winnipeg

$200,000 donation to grow mental health outreach to vulnerable people in the community WINNIPEG, Jan. 16, 2019 – Bell Let’s Talk and the City of Winnipeg today announced a combined donation of $200,000 to Bear Clan Patrol, the community-based organization providing safety and belonging, mental wellness support, conflict resolution and crime prevention for vulnerable people in the community. This new funding will […]

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Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle a Major Achievement for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of Norman Wells

January 16, 2019 — Norman Wells, NT  — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Negotiation of self-government agreements help shape a new relationship with Indigenous peoples that can lead to shared and balanced solutions for the benefit of all Canadians. Today, Sherry Hodgson, President of the Norman Wells Land Corporation, Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to […]

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Canadian Agriculture at a Glance, census year 2016

Jan. 17, 2019 The article “Aboriginal peoples and agriculture in 2016: A portrait” is now available. This is the fifth article from Canadian Agriculture at a Glance, a compendium of analytical articles based on 2016 Census of Agriculture data. Products The article “Aboriginal peoples and agriculture in 2016: A portrait,” part of Canadian Agriculture at a Glance (Catalogue number96-325-X), is now available. […]

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The Daily Thursday, January 17, 2019

Natural resource indicators, third quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of the natural resource sector increased 1.0% in the third quarter, largely on the strength of the mineral and mining subsector (+4.1%). Natural resource prices were up 1.9% from July to September, led by energy products (+3.6%). Continue reading  Impacts of the US government shutdown […]

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Brenda LaRose – Partner, Leaders International & Laurie Sterritt – Partner, Leaders International

NationTalk speaks with Brenda LaRose and Laurie Sterritt of Leaders International. Brenda LaRose, founder of Higgins Executive Search in 1999, speaks of her company’s past and events leading up to a merger with Leaders International in the spring of 2017. LaRose continues to speaks on the labour market in Canada, she notes as having a […]

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Clemency Granted to #CyntoiaBrown & Canada’s Indigenous People Rise Against Pipelines

Credits: Watching the Hawks RT The First Nation people of Wet’suwet’en in British Columbia are rising up against a new natural gas pipeline and coming head to head with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. RT Correspondent Dan Cohen brings us the latest on a controversial Senate vote. The outgoing Gov. of Tennessee gave full clemency […]

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NEC partners with Paladin Security

January 15, 2019 Paladin Security & Native Education College have teamed up to create an Employment Training Partnership designed to give you the skills you need to start working in the security sector. Bus tickets, hot meals, and daycare subsidies are all provided to help you succeed. And the best part; convenient evening classes so […]

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U of Manitoba: Three new $17,500 entrance scholarships support history students

Thanks to the generosity of The Winnipeg Foundation, three $17,500 entrance scholarships will soon be available for incoming students. “This wonderful initiative from The Winnipeg Foundation reflects the depth of expertise in Canadian and Indigenous history in the two history departments, and provides nationally competitive financial support for graduate student historical research,” said James Hanley, […]

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CHRA Board of Directors Nominations are Open

The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s Nominations Committee invites members to nominate candidates for two (2) positions on its Board of Directors. The deadline to submit nominations is 4 p.m. ET on Friday February 8, 2019. More details HERE. NT4

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Treasury Metals Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Eagle Lake First Nation

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019- Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Eagle Lake First Nation in relation to the Company’s Goliath Gold Project in Northwestern Ontario (the “Project”). The MOU is a framework agreement between Eagle Lake […]

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MNBC: Raven Program looking for cultural teachers, counsellors, elders and spokespersons

The Raven Course is held every Summer at Work Point in Esquimalt, BC. This outreach program is designed to build bridges into Indigenous communities throughout Canada and show young Indigenous people potential for part-time employment or a full-time career with the Canadian Armed Forces It is the recruiting time period of the year and Raven […]

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BC Government: Student Ranger Program accepting applications for 2019 season

Jan. 16, 2019 VICTORIA – Young adults interested in learning a diverse range of job skills while working outdoors this summer can now apply for the BC Parks Student Ranger Program. Now in its second year, the Student Ranger Program provides 48 young adults training and employment opportunities in B.C.’s parks and protected areas, with […]

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Call for entries: Canadian Journalism Foundation’s 2019 awards program

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 – To celebrate the outstanding journalism of reporters and news organizations across the country and provide opportunities for emerging talent, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is now accepting entries for its comprehensive 2019 awards program. The deadline for all award submissions is Feb. 22, 2019. “Celebrating fact-based journalism and recognizing journalists […]

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Minster Monsef establishes new Advisory Committee to support efforts to end gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions

From: Status of Women Canada Members will develop a framework and lead discussion to further guide federal action across Canada January 16, 2019 – Montréal, QC – Department for Women and Gender Equality No one should be subject to acts of violence—period. However, incidents of sexual assault on school, college, and university campuses remain one […]

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Yukon Teachers’ Association and the Government of Yukon ratify new collective agreement

On January 14, members of the Yukon Teachers’ Association (YTA) voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement with the Government of Yukon. The new agreement will expire on June 30, 2021. The revised agreement includes a range of provisions including changes to maternity and parental leave, defining the criteria to convert temporary employees to […]

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Waubetek Business Development Corp.: FedNor Announcement

January 15, 2019 – FedNor funding was announced for the following programs: Waubetek Business Development Corporation’s: Centre of Excellence for Indigenous Mineral Development & Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada LAMBAC – 5 Year Operational funding Sheshegwaning First Nation – Upgrades to community road infrastructure March of Dimes Canada – Feasibility Study for social enterprise for rural […]

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Establishment of an Interim Management Advisory Board to support the RCMP

I am pleased to join the Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale today in accepting the recommendations made by the RCMP Civilian Review and Complaints Commission (CRCC) and former auditor general Sheila Fraser. Both reports propose ways to improve RCMP policies and procedures on workplace harassment, with a key step being the creation of an […]

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The Shoshone Nation makes submission to the United Nations

January 15, 2019 The Western Shoshone Nation made a submission to the UN Human Rights Committee for the 2020 Periodic Review of the USA. The submission updates the UN body on the status of USA human rights and provides information of ongoing and current treatment of the Shoshone people under the International Covenant on Civil […]

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